A positive legacy, every day
Sustainability report 2019
Sustainability is fundamental to the way we do business
We continue to enhance our performance against sustainability and operational targets as we work toward our vision of being the gold mining company of choice. This means continuing our focus on the health and safety of our people and the wellbeing of our local communities, and our ongoing commitment to uphold the highest standards in environmental and sustainability practices.
— Michael Holmes, President & CEO
Responsible Mining
The OceanaGold Way
We are committed to responsible mining, managing our effects and, more broadly, contributing to the communities we work and live in.
R.M Governance
Every decision and activity we undertake is guided by a framework that commits us to the highest standards of governance and ethics.
Health & Safety
We've built a safety culture that is aligned to our core values to achieve workforce health, safety, hygiene and wellbeing.
Environmental Impact
Our approach
OceanaGold is committed to responsible environmental management across all our business activities.
Tailings management
The management of tailings and the structural integrity of our tailings storage facilities are critical to community safety and environmental protection.
Emissions and Energy Use
We have redefined our vision and purpose to better reflect our people, commitment to responsible mining and the results we deliver every day
Social Performance
Our approach
We are committed to creating positive legacies and supporting shared value and opportunities across our business.
External Affairs and Social Performance
At a corporate level, our External Affairs & Social Performance (EA&SP) function adds value to the business.
Stakeholder engagement
Trust in our company is built on long-term relationships and relationships are built on dialogue and collaboration.
Social Investment
Investing in our communities and aligning our focus with community-identified needs and priorities is one way we are working to making a positive and lasting contribution.
Land Access and Resettlement
Access to land is required to explore, develop, build, and operate a mine and its associated infrastructure, including linear facilities like pipelines and powerlines.
Human Rights
Our Human Rights Policy details our commitment to respecting the human rights of everyone impacted by our activities

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